Le Luci della Centrale Elettrica is a sparsely arranged, folk-influenced indie rock project by Italian singer/songwriter Vasco Brondi.
After creating a self-titled demo in 2007, his 2008 debut album, Canzoni da Spiaggia Detrupata, was released by La Tempesta Dischi
. Produced by Giorgio Canali
, it won a prestigious Targa Tenco award for Miglior Opera Prima (Best Debut). Extensive touring with a full band followed, including opening slots with Subsonica
and Blonde Redhead
. His sophomore album, Per Ora Noi la Chiameremo Felicità, followed in 2010. The next year, he toured in support of Jovanotti
to stadium crowds and released the EP C'eravamo Abbastanza Amati on XL Repubblica. In 2013, he began work on an album with Federico Dragogna of post-grunge band Ministri
. Titled Costellazioni, it was released in 2014 and climbed to number two on Italy's album chart. ~ Marcy Donelson, Rovi